Thank you for your interest in employment with Raft Masters. We are currently hiring for all positions. Whether you’re interested in guiding whitewater adventures as a New or Experienced Whitewater Raft Guide, interacting with guests as a Guest Representative, or transporting people safely to and from their adventure as a Bus Driver, there is a place for you at Raft Masters. Note that these positions are seasonal from May until mid-August to September/October. For more information on any of these positions please click on the pages/links above.
Raft Masters was founded in 1989 and has been providing high quality rafting adventures and lifelong memories for over 30 years. Here at Raft Masters we take our name seriously and strive to provide safe and exemplary service at every stage of the rafting experience.
From checking guests in, to navigating through class II-IV rapids, to transporting guests back to our headquarters after their trip, Raft Masters staff pride themselves on excellent service. Raft Masters combines this drive for excellence in customer service with a passion for what we do. Every member of our operation is enthusiastic about creating exciting and memorable rafting experiences.
Our guides are passionate about safely navigating multiple classes of whitewater and are constantly encouraging each other to learn, grow, and improve. Our Guest Representatives and Bus Drivers work hard to take care of the “behind the scenes” tasks and to provide enthusiastic customer service – all of which are essential in creating top-notch rafting adventures. Raft Masters’ staff value fun, safety, growth, learning, excellence, and a passion for what we do.
At Raft Masters we strive to foster a culture of inclusivity. Regardless of background and identity, we work toward ensuring that all of our employees feel a sense of safety and belonging. Discrimination, harassment, hazing and mistreatment of others are not tolerated.
Our staff look out for each other on and off the river. On the river, our guides prioritize each other’s safety and are trained to watch out for and assist all guests and guides. Off the river our shared passions for whitewater rafting and customer service lead to lifelong friendships between people from all walks of life. Our staff form a tight-knit community that enhances the experience of being a Raft Masters employee for everyone.
As a Raft Masters guide you will have the opportunity to work on the Arkansas River. At our Canon City, Colorado location, you will be guiding on one of the most rafted rivers in the United States.
If you are not a certified whitewater Raft Guide, but are interested in becoming one, please see Whitewater Raft Guide Training link above. We offer a comprehensive two and a half week training program that far exceeds state requirements and covers all necessary information and skills. No previous experience is necessary to apply to our training program.
If you have previous guiding experience, please see Whitewater Raft Guide with Experience link above. If you are interested in working as a Guest Representative or Bus Driver, please see the respective section links above.